In the coal towns of West Virginia, President Trump made economic promises that helped him win the election. Around 12,000 mining jobs have been eliminated in the last few years in that state alone while production remains at its lowest…
By PBS NewsHour
The long-anticipated move met quick resistance from Republicans today who vowed to overturn it under President-elect Donald Trump.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Peabody Energy, the country's largest coal company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Wednesday.
By Stephanie Joyce, Wyoming Public Radio and Leigh Paterson, Inside Energy
Now that Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been convicted and sentenced for his role in violating federal mine safety laws, the story is not over. Here is why you should still care.
By Lisa Desjardins
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is proposing new regulations Thursday designed to reduce the impact of coal mining on the nation's streams.
The country's top mine safety expert was part of a panel that appeared Tuesday afternoon in a Senate hearing about the recent explosion that killed 29 West Virginia coal miners in the worst U.S. mining disaster in four…
More than 100 hours after an explosion at the Upper Big Branch mine Monday afternoon, the final four missing West Virginia miners were found dead, officials announced early Saturday, extinguishing hopes of a miracle that they might have taken shelter.
Crews have opted to drill a third borehole deep into a West Virginia coal mine in hopes of drawing out enough poisonous, explosive gas to allow rescue teams to reenter the area and hopefully find four miners alive, officials…
The chances of survival appeared grim on Tuesday afternoon for four coal miners still missing after a massive underground mine explosion Monday in West Virginia, according to rescue officials and the mine owners. Rescue efforts at Massey Energy's Upper…
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